Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
election day. the first debate will focus on the economy and domestic policy. both took a break tuesday, with mitt romney grabbing a bite to eat in denver, president obama visited the hoover dam for the first time. >> the president: it is spectacular. >> reporter: both relied heavily on their running mates to lead their campaign. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that has been buried the last four years. >> reporter: it didn't take long for republican vice presidential hopeful ryan to pounce on that comment. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been "buried." we agree. >> reporter: the latest poll shows the race for president is still close. which means every word and gesture tonight could impact the election. after a couple of coin tosses last night we learned president obama will be taking the first question. mitt romney will deliver the final closing argument. brandi hitt, abc7 news. >>> do we expect things to be cordial tonight or sniping? >> reporter: i think they are going to be a lot of attacks tonight.
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
to choose from as industry continues to struggle with high fuel prices and weak economy. us air lines collected more than 1.7 billion dollars in baggage fees the largest amount in a six machine period. experts say the industry is still in transition following day decade that lead to bankruptcies and mergers. number of airlines accounting for 85% of domestic flights has shrunk to five. >>> staying active typically good for older people it appears there's a downside more seniors are getting knee replacement. from 1991 to 2010, the number of knee replacement surgeries more than doubled among medicare patients, 65 and older, 244,000 seniors have had the procedure in 2010. part of the reason is people are living longer and staying more active, also the issue of joint damaging obesity. >>> encouraging scientific discovery could mean using a virus to cure acne, researchers identified a class of virus that attacks and kills acne bacteria they say the virus lives on our skin, harmless, when it is exposed to acne bacteria it goes on attack. researchers say viruses or enzymes they produce could